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The Met Opera on WRTI: Bellini's I PURITANI, May 4, 1 PM

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Soprano Olga Peretyatko sings Elvira in Bellini's last opera, I PURITANI.

An exciting newcomer joins three acclaimed bel canto stars in Bellini’s final opera, a vocal showcase that features one of opera’s greatest mad scenes. Olga Peretyatko makes her highly anticipated Met debut as Elvira, the young woman driven to madness, opposite Lawrence Brownlee, Mariusz Kwiecien, and Michele Pertusi. Vincenzo Bellini: I PURITANI, Saturday, May 4, 1 to 4:30 pm on WRTI.

Synopsis

Cast:

Conductor: Michele Mariotti
Elvira: Olga Peretyatko
Arturo: Lawrence Brownlee
Riccardo: Mariusz Kwiecien
Giorgio: Michele Pertusi